Okorocha denies dumping APC for PDP
Rochas Okorocha, senator representing Imo West Senatorial District, has debunked reports that he has decamped from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
The former Imo state governor made the clarification in a statement signed by his Special Adviser (Media), Sam Onwuemeodo on Thursday.
Okorocha noted that those behind the rumoured defection merely went to town with a “false story” relying on a photograph of him and some PDP chieftains taken at a public ceremony in Imo State recently.
The statement partly read, “Our attention has been drawn to a story claiming that Okorocha has joined the PDP. To add flesh to the false story, those behind it also attached some photographs of Okorocha and a chieftain of the PDP, Emeka lhedioha and others.
“Those behind this false story deliberately failed or refused to mention the venue and title of the event, where the photographs were taken. They could not also quote a portion of Okorocha’s speech that he must have made at the so-called event. They concealed or withheld those vital aspects of the event or story, because they would not serve their aim or goal.
“We are at ease to say that Okorocha has not joined the PDP. He is still a member of the APC. A burial ceremony could not have become political declaration rally.”